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Certified Medication Tech, Days  

Work With Us Perfect role for those passionate and eager to grow a career in nursing while making a difference for adults living in a long-term care environment.  
About the Organization Find a career, not just a job at Masonic Homes Kentucky. Our team includes more than 600 professionals in fields such as nursing, hospitality, childcare and more. We would love to have you part of our team - passionate people, inspiring lives.

We earned the Great Place to Work certification based on extensive ratings provided by our employees in anonymous surveys. A summary of these ratings can be found at https://www.greatplacetowork.com/certified-company/7010137  
Masonic Values Remarkable Service, Passion, Innovation, Growth  
Benefits Paid time offHealth, dental, vision, life insurance403b retirement savings with company matchAccess to your paycheck in advance of paydayOnly 1 weekend per month required  
Description

Job Summary:

The Certified Medication Tech, CMT, is responsible for administering medications as prescribed by the resident’s physician and documenting the administration, the medication effectiveness and any noted adverse actions or side effects of the medications while maintaining compliance with all applicable laws, regulatory and organizational standards.

Common Responsibilities:

  • Administers and accurately records the administration of medications for residents as prescribed by the physician

  • Observes, records and reports to the Staff Nurse symptoms and conditions of residents that could be related to medication interactions, adverse drug reactions or medication side effects

  • Determines and records effectiveness of medications in a timely and accurate manner

  • Provides and promotes resident’s rights during the administration of medications

  • Stores medications in a safe and accurate manner

  • Monitors medications to ensure adequate accountability measures are taken when medications are ordered, received into the facility, administered and at change of shift as required

  • Routinely inspects, cleans and monitors equipment and supplies to ensure resident safety

  • Reports any equipment or supply issues to the Staff Nurse for correction or repair

  • Obtains, records and reports vital signs as indicated during the administration of medications.

  • Demonstrates awareness of proper infection control practice

  • Communicates to residents, staff and others in accurate and factual manner and seeks clarification from or refers questions to Staff Nurse when indicated

  • Perform other duties as assigned or as listed in the Certified Nurse Assistant job description

 
Position Requirements

Ideal Experiences Include:

  • High school diploma or general education diploma - GED

  • 1 or more years’ experience in a long-term health care setting preferred

  • Certified Nurse Aide, CNA, who has successfully completed a training program approved by the Commonwealth of Kentucky for medication administration, has an acceptable score on the written and clinical examinations and has received certification as Medication Aid

 

 
Category Nursing  
Location Masonic Home Shelbyville - Shelbyville, KY  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Req Number NUR-20-00374  
Work Day(s) Varies 

Start Time Varies 

End Time Varies 

Tags #CMT, #certifiedmedicationtech, #certifiedmedicationtechnican, #medicine, #medical, #LTC, #longtermcare, #makeadifference, #distributemeds, #CNA, #medication, #medicationaide, #medicationaid, #nursing  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status,sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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